Govt Signs N13 Billion Mortgage Refinancing MoU on Workers’ Housing

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Tuesday stepped up its desire to deliver decent and affordable houses for public workers by signing a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for N13 billion mortgage refinancing.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Tuesday stepped up its desire to deliver decent and affordable houses for public workers by signing a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for N13 billion mortgage refinancing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shell Reopens 225,000BPD Bonga Field After Maintenance

[This Day] Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has reopened the 225,000 barrel-per-day capacity Bonga deepwater oilfield after a turnaround maintenance, which ensured that statutory activities that would ensure continuous …

[This Day] Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has reopened the 225,000 barrel-per-day capacity Bonga deepwater oilfield after a turnaround maintenance, which ensured that statutory activities that would ensure continuous optimum operations at the field were executed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Q&A With BBC’s the Travel Show Presenter Ade Adepitan

[Capital FM] BBC’s The Travel Show presenter, Ade Adepitan, was recently in Ghana to film and episode of the show, which was in the country as it celebrates 60 years of independence.

[Capital FM] BBC's The Travel Show presenter, Ade Adepitan, was recently in Ghana to film and episode of the show, which was in the country as it celebrates 60 years of independence.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Nzoia’s Otieno Grabs March Player of the Month Gong

[Capital FM] Bungoma -On his debut in the Kenyan Premier League, Nzoia Sugar defender Brian Otieno claimed the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) Player of the Month award for March to become the first recipient this season.

[Capital FM] Bungoma -On his debut in the Kenyan Premier League, Nzoia Sugar defender Brian Otieno claimed the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) Player of the Month award for March to become the first recipient this season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Journalist’s Attorneys File Appeal on Terrorism Charges

[VOA] In Cameroon, lawyers for the Radio France International reporter sentenced to a decade behind bars late Monday already have filed an appeal to overturn his conviction on terrorism-related charges.

[VOA] In Cameroon, lawyers for the Radio France International reporter sentenced to a decade behind bars late Monday already have filed an appeal to overturn his conviction on terrorism-related charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Govt Outlaws Child Marriage

[VOA] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has signed a constitutional amendment raising the legal marriage age to 18. The amendment marks the final step in a years-long process in Malawi to outlaw child marriage. But rights campaigners say it is just a st…

[VOA] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has signed a constitutional amendment raising the legal marriage age to 18. The amendment marks the final step in a years-long process in Malawi to outlaw child marriage. But rights campaigners say it is just a start, and the country must now enforce the ban.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Change Is in the Air in Once-Sleepy Lindi

[Citizen] While the twitteratti glitterati in our cities and towns are busy finding fault on social media highways, our brothers and sisters in Lindi Region have taken the message of Hapa Kazi Tu quite literally.

[Citizen] While the twitteratti glitterati in our cities and towns are busy finding fault on social media highways, our brothers and sisters in Lindi Region have taken the message of Hapa Kazi Tu quite literally.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks – Officials

[VOA] The United States and Britain banned passengers last month on several Middle Eastern airlines from carrying laptop and tablet computers onto the plane. Officials cited airline safety concerns as the reason, and pointed specifically to a February …

[VOA] The United States and Britain banned passengers last month on several Middle Eastern airlines from carrying laptop and tablet computers onto the plane. Officials cited airline safety concerns as the reason, and pointed specifically to a February 2016 attack on a flight of the Somali airline Daallo, in which a passenger set off a bomb concealed in a laptop, killing himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia